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Congratulations to Zach Grossack, who won the Silodor Open Pairs at the NABC in Kansas City. His brother Adam finished third.


The Rainbow Weekend tournament, which will run from April 21 through 23 in Sturbridge, MA, offers a unique opportunity for players aspiring to become Life Masters. Friday and Saturday are packed with silver-point pairs games. The top teams in Sunday's Swiss will earn red and gold points. All events are limited to non-Life Masters with less than 500 points. Sunday's Swiss, which is the district's qualifier for the GNT, is restricted to active members of District 25. Details can be viewed here


The Keohane Senior Regional and Cape Cod Open Sectional tournaments will be held at the beautiful Sea Crest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth, MA, April 26-30. Rooms are still available at the unbelievable bridge rate of $99, and the deadline has been extended. Call 508-540-9400 for reservations and ask for the bridge rate. If you have trouble booking a room, call Helen Pawlowski at 413-530-1278. The tournament's flyer is here.


Important news: New England's premier teams event, the qualification for the finals of the Grand National Teams, will be held very soon. One team will win the right to represent the district at the Summer Nationals in Toronto in each of four categories: Under 500 masterpoints (non-Life Master), Under 2500, Under 6,000, and Open. For the three restricted flights, the qualification events, which pay gold points, will be held in conjunction with the Rainbow Weekend. The open flight is scheduled for the Saturday and Sunday of the Cape tournament.

The best part is that the qualifiers will all be paid to play in Toronto. What could be better than that? The flyer for the GNT, which contains all the dates, locations, and times, can be viewed here. The conditions of contest are here.


The letters C and T are prevalent on the list of New England bridge players who advanced in rank in February. The names are provided here.


At the beginning of every month District Director Mark Aquino congratulates via e-mail players who advanced in rank during the previous month. The latest batch of replies from players who advanced in rank during December and January can be viewed here.


The latest letter from the president of the New England Bridge Conference, Bob Bertoni, has been posted here. It contains a preview of the exciting changes taking place at our tournaments. 


The report from District Director Mark Aquino from the Fall NABC in Orlando can be read here.


Nominations for the Larry Weiss Award: Luke Gillespie, who won the award in 2016, is seeking our help in finding the player in D25 who best embodies the following characteristics:
1. Some degree of success in contract bridge during the year for which the award is made.
2. Some degree of association with New England bridge.
3. Notably, superior behavior and gracious presence at the bridge table.

The details and the list of past winners can be read here.

Please send your nominations to Luke at lukegillespie49@gmail.com.


Remaining District 25 Schedule for 2017:
Rainbow Weekend and GNT (A,B,C), Sturbridge, MA, April 21-23
Senior Regional and Cape Cod Sectional, Falmouth, MA, April 26-30
GNT (Championship Flight), Falmouth, MA, April 29-30
Summer Regional, Nashua, NH, June 20-25
Ocean State Regional, Warwick, RI, August 29-September 3
NAP Flight A, Watertown, MA, October 7-8
Harvest Regional and Flight B&C NAP, Mansfield, MA,
   November 8-12


Minutes: Carolyn Weiser, District 25's secretary, has provided minutes for the most recent meeting of the Executive Committee, the body that makes the most important decisions about the course of bridge in New England. You can read them here.

Minutes from all recent meetings as well as lists of members of the Executive Committee and the Board of Delegates can always be found under the "Officers & Admin." tab at left.


Winners Boards: NEBridge.org publishes photos of the winners of every strat in every event of every tournament sponsored by the district. Sad to say, the pages that contained the photos for 2014 and the first half of 2015 were lost in last summer's hardware catastrophe. However, the pages for all tournaments beginning with Hyannis in 2015 are available. The indexes have now been reconstructed.They are both available in the "Tournament Results" tab at left. The index by player can also be reached here. The index by tournament, date, and event is here. Please notify webmaster@NEBridge.org if you find any mistakes or want to submit a photo. It is never too late.


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New England Youth Bridge, Inc. has been working hard to showcase this great game to the video-game set. They urgently need our help. Details can be read here.


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